Laois Sport

Spanish Flu disrupts 1918 GAA championships

By Richard Commins JUST over 100 years ago the world was dealing with the most devastating outbreak of disease in modern history, and Ireland was by no means immune. The so-called Spanish Flu killed between 50 and 100 million people...

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Cancellations greeted with mixed emotions

By Denis J. Croke THE IRFU’s decision to cancel all domestic rugby last week has left the rugby playing fraternity...

Friday, 27/03/20 - 3:00pm Read More

Laois Marlins make times at the Leinster Long Course Qualifying Gala

LAOIS Marlins Swim Club was in fine form when a large group of the swimmers attended the three days of...

Friday, 27/03/20 - 2:58pm Read More

Laois stun the aristocrats

Laois 5-9 Kilkenny 3-6 By Pat Delaney LAOIS under -16 girls made the long journey to Danesfort in South Kilkenny...

Friday, 13/03/20 - 6:30am Read More

Nevin selected for Olympic Qualifiers

TALENTED Portlaoise middleweight boxer Michael Nevin has been selected to represent Ireland at the upcoming Olympic qualifiers. The qualifiers will...

Friday, 13/03/20 - 6:28am Read More

Midland men capture Kilkenny Masters title

Sub-Head – Women pipped on the line BOTH the women’s and men’s Midland Masters teams headed to Kilkenny last weekend...

Friday, 13/03/20 - 6:27am Read More

Manager acknowledges Dublin prowess but is so proud of his charges

By Gavin Cooper LAOIS manager Eddie Kinsella was full of praise for the victors on Friday night as Dublin got...

Friday, 13/03/20 - 6:26am Read More

Dublin finish strongly to inflict more misery on the O’Moores

All-Ireland Camogie Minor ‘A’ Championship Dublin 1-10 Laois 2-2 By Pat Delaney CLONAD was the venue on Saturday last for...

Thursday, 12/03/20 - 10:26am Read More

Laois outplayed in the City

Camogie National League Division 2 Rd 2 Dublin 4-8 Laois 0-7 THIS was the second outing for Laois camogie under...

Thursday, 12/03/20 - 10:25am Read More

Mo to the fore as Laois ladies defeat Fermanagh

LGFA National League Division 3 Rd 5 Laois 0-15 Fermanagh 2-7 By Gavin Cooper COMING into this game Laois knew...

Thursday, 12/03/20 - 10:24am Read More

National Sport

‘Tenacious player who gave his all’: Tributes paid to former Roscommon footballer Conor Connelly who has died

By Michelle McGlynn Former Roscommon footballer Conor Connelly has passed away. Roscommon GAA have paid tribute to Connelly, 40, in a statement confirming the sad news. Connelly was a member of the senior team which won the Connacht Championship in...

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Conor McGregor wants Defence Forces to help with lockdown

Conor McGregor has called on the Defence Forces to be deployed to help enforce the country’s lockdown. The Government told...

Saturday, 28/03/20 - 2:00pm Read More

GAA puts fun into learning with online challenges for students

By Eoghan Cormican The GAA has rarely been found wanting when it comes to engaging young kids inside the four...

Thursday, 26/03/20 - 9:05pm Read More

Rowing Ireland shuts down National Rowing Centre

By Colm O’Connor Rowing Ireland has this morning shut the National Rowing Centre. The High-Performance team had been training in...

Thursday, 26/03/20 - 11:45am Read More

Mentally tougher Jack Carty no longer searching for social approval

By Simon Lewis RIGHT ROAD: Having gauged his performances by the Twitter response in the past, Connacht out-half Jack Carty...

Thursday, 26/03/20 - 1:10am Read More

Sport Columnists

RUGBY – Portlaoise signal intention in season opener

Portlaoise 26 Thurles 22 PORTLAOISE signalled their intention to rebuild their side into a force to be reckoned with at Togher on Sunday last. Captain Rosie Palmer led her team into the first competitive match of the season with trepidation...

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Ruanbeg rescued

WRITE a book on any subject and that topic becomes part of the author’s mental make-up both before and long...

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